Sri Lanka Call Up Theekshana, Wellalage For Second Test vs Australia

Sri Lanka Call Up Theekshana, Wellalage For Second Test vs Australia

Uncapped spinner Mahesh Thakshna has been included in the SL squad for the second Test against Australia.© AFP

Non-capped spinners Mahesh Thakshna. And Danth Villaj was included in Sri Lanka’s squad for the second Test against Australia on Tuesday. Left-handed spinner Praveen J. Vikrama. The former captain tested positive for corona virus on Monday Angelo Mathews I had to go out on the third day of the initial test with Code. Sri Lanka Cricket said that both the players are in isolation and the rest of the squad’s test came negative.

The hosts are trailing 1-0 in the two-match series after beating Australia by 10 wickets in three days last week in Galle.

Thekshana and 19-year-old Villaj are still in their Test debuts but played a key role in Sri Lanka’s 3-2 one-day international series win over Australia last month.

The left-arm spinner was the highest wicket-taker in the Village series, taking nine wickets, one ahead of Australia. Pat Cummins.


Uncapped all-rounder Lakshita Manasanghe The left-arm spinner is also in the squad for the match, which starts at the same spot on Friday Last embolism He was released after taking no wicket in the first Test.

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